Payroll and Benefits Manager in Northville, MI at Hire Road

Date Posted: 7/18/2020

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Job Description

Payroll and Benefits Manager

Northville, MI


Our client is a large fitness club franchise who is looking to add a Payroll and Benefits Manager to their team. The Payroll and Benefits Manager will be responsible for supporting 800+ employees and managing two direct reports.  

The Payroll and Benefits Manager must have 5+ years of experience and exposure supporting multiple states

Payroll and Benefits Manager Requirements:

  • Prior payroll, benefits experience required.
  • Excellent organizational skills (detail oriented, goal oriented, follow through).
  • Great attitude (people skills, innovative, proactive).
  • Must be at least 18 years of age and demonstrate a strong knowledge of payroll and human resources.
  • Associate’s or bachelor’s degree in Business or Human Resources preferred.
  • Must be able to manage the payroll process and associated systems effectively and accurately
  • Must be able to process employee benefits effectively and properly, timekeeping functions, ACA, EEOC, taxes, garnishments, workers’ compensation wage reports, etc
  • Must follow all Company policies and procedures – lead by example  
  • Passionate about people with great interpersonal skills
  • Analytical with experience analyzing payroll and benefits processes
  • Knowledgeable in Excel (from advanced data analysis to manipulation)
  • Ability to successfully lead the payroll team
  • Highly organized with the ability to multitask and prioritize varied complex projects                                                                                                            

Job Title Description:

  • Effectively direct, oversee and perform all payroll, benefits, supplemental benefits, 401k functions, including processing payroll, for the entire company
  • Lead and Train payroll team members and be a collaborative resource for the club management
  • Assist the clubs, the Michigan corporate office and the Dover corporate office with Payroll, Benefits and Human Resource functions.  All areas described are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of the job


Choosing the Hire Road is about shared success, active and committed partnerships and relationships that last.  Hire Road is solely focused on connecting highly skilled professionals with leading organizations. We are a solutions-based, results-oriented staffing company specializing in a wide range of industry specific practices. To put it simply, we recruit, screen and hire talented people for temporary and full-time positions.

This classification description is intended to indicate the general kinds of tasks and levels of work difficulty that are required of positions given this title and should not be construed as declaring what the specific duties and responsibilities of any particular position shall be.  It is not intended to limit or in any way modify the right of any supervisor to assign, direct and control the work of the employees under her/his supervision.  The use of a particular expression or illustration describing duties shall not exclude other duties not mentioned that are of a similar kind or level of difficulty.

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